News and Views

News and Views

Diagnosing the Causes of Inequality Crucial to Creating Good Policy in ASEAN

Opinions

Diagnosing the Causes of Inequality Crucial to Creating Good Policy in ASEAN

30 April 2018

ASEAN , Poverty

One startling figure about recent global growth is that 82% of all wealth created in the last year went to the top 1%. After focusing on economic growth for a number of decades, developed and developing countries alike have been increasingly concerned with equality. While globalisation has led many developing countries to higher levels of income, it has also increased economic inequality.

Diagnosing causes of inequality crucial for ASEAN

In the News

Diagnosing causes of inequality crucial for ASEAN

19 April 2018

ASEAN , Poverty

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 19 April 2018. ERIA's Economist, Dr Rashesh Shrestha, is the author.

ASEAN Challenges: More Competitive and Less Poverty

Press Releases

ASEAN Challenges: More Competitive and Less Poverty

14 November 2014

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Competitiveness , Investment , Poverty

ASEAN needs to improve competitiveness and closing gap of income inequality to make the grouping more responsive and dynamic to generate further economic growth and expansion of middle class throughout the region beyond 2015.

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